Short-Term Play Therapy for Children / Edition 1

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children / Edition 1

by Heidi Gerard Kaduson
     
 


Play therapy can be enormously beneficial to children facing a wide range of psychological problems and stressful life situations. This practical volume presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children's healing in a shorter time frame. Ideal for practitioners working within managed care, the book describes effective short-term methods for working… See more details below

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Play therapy can be enormously beneficial to children facing a wide range of psychological problems and stressful life situations. This practical volume presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children's healing in a shorter time frame. Ideal for practitioners working within managed care, the book describes effective short-term methods for working with individual children, families, and groups. Chapters feature session-by-session guidelines and lively clinical illustrations that bring diverse techniques and theoretical orientations to life. Strategies are provided for addressing such difficulties as fears and phobias, grief, behavior problems, ADHD, and the effects of sexual abuse. Also covered are short-term interventions for teen parents and their children, children in divorced or adoptive families, and those whose families are affected by chronic illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572305205
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/27/2000
Series:
Critical Perspectives Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents


Contents
I. Individual Play Therapy
1. Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy for Childhood Fears and Phobias, Susan M. Knell
2. Short-Term Gestalt Play Therapy for Grieving Children, Violet Oaklander
3. Child-Centered Play Therapy with Disruptive School Students, Carol Mader
4. Brief Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Developmental Perspective, Janine S. Shelby
5. Structured Short-Term Play Therapy for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Heidi Gerard Kaduson
6. Short-Term Solution-Oriented Play Therapy for Children of Divorced Parents, Julia A. Trebing
II. Family Play Therapy
7. Short-Term Play Therapy for Families with Chronic Illness, Rise VanFleet
8. Theraplay for Enhancing Attachment in Adopted Children, Phyllis B. Booth, and Sandra Lindaman
9. Involving and Empowering Parents in Short-Term Play Therapy for Disruptive Children, Cheryl B. McNeil, Alisa Bahl, and Amy D. Herschell
10. Family Play Therapy and Child Psychiatry in an Era of Managed Care, Thomas G. Hardaway, II
III. Group Play Therapy
11. A Creative Play Therapy Approach to the Group Treatment of Young Sexually Abused Children, Loretta Gallo-Lopez
12. Play Group Therapy for Social Skills Deficits in Children, Charles E. Schaefer, Heidi E. Jacobsen, and Marjan Ghahramanlou
13. A Play-Based Teen Parenting Program to Facilitate Parent-Child Attachment, Sue A. Ammen

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